Crumbled spicy sausage joins forces with dried cherries and Granny Smith apples in these easy-to-make phyllo shell appetizers.
- 1/2 cup bulk pork hot Italian sausage
- 1/4 cup onion, minced
- 1/4 cup celery, minced
- 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped dried cherries
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/3 cup Granny Smith apples, coarsely chopped
- 2 package (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a small skillet, cook sausage and stir until well crumbled. Add onion, celery, dried cherries and ketchup. Sauté for 2 minutes. Add chopped apple and sauté 2 minutes longer. Spoon filling into each phyllo shell. Place on baking tray. Bake for 5 minutes. Serve warm.
Serving size: 1 shell (19g), Amount per serving: Calories 40, Total Fat – 2g, Saturated fat – .5g, Trans Fat – 0g, Cholesterol – 5mg, Sodium – 65mg, Dietary Fiber – 0g, Total Carbohydrate – 4g, Sugars – 1g, Protein – 1g, Vitamin D – 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 0%, Potassium – 0%
Not into spicy? For a sweeter version, use sweet Italian sausage instead of hot or half of each.